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Ph.D. Student has a Passion for Science and Storytelling

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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Chelsie Boodoo is a graduate student who is majoring in biomedical engineering. She is interested in biosecurity and shares a passion for mixing science and storytelling. She was…

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Flint Lead Free 2021 Report Highlights Positive Trends and Economic Benefits

Friday, February 19, 2021
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Flint Lead Free has released its 2021 report with the goal of sharing the widespread community efforts to reduce lead exposure, highlighting progress from new investments and partnerships and demonstrating…

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Bernstein Receives Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Alison Bernstein, a College of Human Medicine assistant professor of Translational Neuroscience, has received an Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)….

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Woodruff and Fazleabas Honored as Reproductive Biology Distinguished Fellows

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Of the 15 scientists worldwide honored as Distinguished Fellows by the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) this year, two are professors in the College of Human…

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Ask the Expert: New COVID Strains and Double Masks

Friday, February 12, 2021
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After the CDC recommended the use of multiple masks to protect from the coronavirus, Peter Gulick, professor of medicine at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and infectious disease…

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PhRMA Foundation Grant Awarded for Novel Approach, Molecules in Alzheimer’s Research

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Newly awarded research from Michigan State University could result in therapeutic and preventative drugs for Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Jessica Fortin, assistant professor for the MSU Department of Pathobiology and…

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Working Globally on Muslim Mental Health

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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Farha Abbasi is uniquely positioned to build bridges between MSU and communities in the Muslim world. Abbasi, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, has established a growing…

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1918 Influenza Provides Warning for Potential Future Pandemic Reemergence

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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The 1918 influenza pandemic provides a cautionary tale for what the future may hold for COVID-19, says a Michigan State University researcher. After a decade studying a flu virus that killed approximately 15,000 Michigan residents, Siddharth Chandra, a professor in MSU’s James Madison…

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Helping Fight Heart Disease Before It Starts

Friday, February 5, 2021
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Spartan researchers have been awarded $2.2 million to investigate how the diets of expecting mothers could affect their babies’ heart health. Nearly one out of every 100 babies…

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Morgan Honored for Efforts in Training Next Generation of Dementia Researchers

Thursday, February 4, 2021
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As the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death and the only leading cause with no treatment, prevention or cure, Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease for those impacted and their…

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